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Will the 'lucky charms' help Schumacher recover quickly?

January 03, 2014 13:14 IST

Will the 'lucky charms' help Schumacher recover quickly?

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Formula One champion Michael Schumacher turns 45 on Friday but he is fighting for his life after a ski accident in the French Alps.

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His family and fans are leaving no stone unturned for his quick recovery.

The German’s wife, Corinna has surrounded his hospital bed with candles and lucky charms.

Schumacher’s lucky amulet, which he took with him on every race, has been placed beside his hospital bed by his wife.


Image: Corinna Schumacher, wife Michael Schumacher, arrives at the CHU hospital emergency unit in Grenoble, French Alps, where her husband is hospitalized
Photographs: Charles Platiau/Reuters

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The ceramic amulet was given to him by Corinnaafter their wedding in 1995, inscribed with the initials of family members.

Corinna along with other family members keep a constant vigil on the former F1 champion as he fights to stay alive.

Schumacher's family posted a message on his official website thanking all the wellwishers from around the world.


Image: Germany's Formula one world champion Michael Schumacher and his newlywed wife Corinna
Photographs: Reuters

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His agent Sabine Kehm said on Wednesday that he was in a stable condition and it was too early to talk about his further prospects. No further update was given on Thursday, the day before his birthday.


Image: Sabine Kehm (centre), agent for Michael Schumacher, talks to journalists
Photographs: Charles Platiau/Reuters

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Doctors said that champion was showing slight signs of improvement and had had a second operation, but he remained in a critical condition.

Doctors have carried out two operations so far, including one to remove a build-up of blood from his brain.


Image: Ferrari flags are seen in front of the CHU Nord hospital emergency unit in Grenoble, French Alps, where Michael Schumacher is hospitalized after a ski accident
Photographs: Robert Pratta/Reuters
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